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  • Shamya Dasgupta
  • JIMINY CRICKET

    by Shamya Dasgupta
A South Asian aroma to widen cricket’s shrinking boundaries

A South Asian aroma to widen cricket’s shrinking boundaries

ECB’s efforts to reach out to the community are laudable; perhaps India and Pakistan can also take a leaf out of that book read more

Bolt’s 9.95 or Don’s 99.94 – the perfect finish is not about the imperfect farewell

Sportspersons struggle to judge their sell-by date, but unlike Tendulkar and Kapil, Bolt got that right read more

Nurture grass roots to get the women IPL-ready

India's female cricketers too have been failed by the system, but if focus shifts from men- read more

Hit sexism for a six, it’s about time

People in power need to step it up and signal that this form of ‘ingrained prejudice’ is read more

The Amazing Dr Grace, a pioneer like no other

WG was much before his time, and his legacy finds resonance even today when the Gayles and Bravos go the T20 freelancer route

Sunil Gavaskar, a gentleman of class and grace

It needed a dash of maturity to fully appreciate India’s first cricketing superstar, but once you did you couldn’t get enough

Kaur and Mandhana lift the lid, all over again

The path-breaking duo have established themselves as role models, especially with women’s cricket at an all-time high currently

Was it only Bumrah that crossed the line?

Jaipur Police might have used humour and the Champions Trophy final no-ball to drive home a point, but the paceman is far from amused

The exhilaration of the underdog’s day in the sun

Sport is no respecter of reputation or ranking, as the David that is Pakistan proved the other day by felling Goliath India

Rejoicing in the success of the ‘smaller’ teams

The Asian nations were not expected to have a major say in the Champions Trophy; so, how come they have thrown up three semifinalists?

Let’s build bridges, not blast them

In times of terror and strife, sport ought to be the ideal vehicle for peace, but is that asking for too much?

De Villiers, and the looming Final Frontier

The South African will be no less a cricketer if he bows out without a major trophy; if anything, it will add to the romance

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